Southsea Belle, Ami Lowman is the lady behind the seductive little business that is Mia Mai. Ami’s creations are reminiscent of the past, with influences such as vintage lingerie, tattooing, burlesque, taxidermy and pin-up; you are in for a treat when you step into the world of Mia Mai. Under this name, Ami creates beautiful illustrations and paintings, unique Pin-Up Portraits, Vintage Name Pictures as well as creating her own jewellery line and regular customised vintage and fashion collections.
Never happier, then when with a sketchbook and pen in hand, new ideas or sketches pop up on a weekly basis… You can keep up to date with all things Mia Mai in a number of ways… Firstly get yourself over to her website, www.miamai.co.uk
If you are interested in purchasing anything from Mia Mai, the best thing to do is to email Ami on firstname.lastname@example.org, she is more then happy to ship worldwide, is flexible with orders and happy to take commissions and bespoke orders. If its art you are interested in, get yourself down to Southsea Gallery on Albert Road which stocks quite a few Mia Mai illustrations and will print one off pieces on request. Mia Mai will be selling from the soon to be launched www.southseaforsale.com.
Exciting times lay ahead for this little creative lady; She is currently working towards her first solo art exhibition in the hot new exhibition space under the recently opened Room 237 on Elm Grove.
She has also recently launched Southsea Presents: The Collective, an online database of all the creative talent in our seaside town, with views to put on shows and events featuring members of The Collective.
Ami is also involved with the management team of the first ever Southsea Fashion Week which will be taking place in August 2012 in different venues across the city. A highly anticipated, brand new Mia Mai fashion collection will be launched at one of the 3 shows that will be taking place, check out the SFW website for more information on the event.